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FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
tomorrow. >> bret: a dead even race, five days go. now both candidates back on the stump full time. new documents, new disclosures and new questions in the libya scandal tonight. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. close and bitter race for president interrupted by nature's wrath heading to the home stretch tonight. 19 million americans have already voted, the big day tuesday is just five days away. president obama is trying to make up for the lost time in the campaign trail. after a three-day pause to deal with hurricane sandy. mitt romney is hoping to ride post debate momentum in to the oval office. we start with chief political correspondent carl cameron with the governor in virginia. >> in a three rally swing across battleground state of virginia where he leads by half a point to real clear politics average of recent polls, romney resumed the post hurricane criticism of obama's presidency. >> we need change. for real change we have to take a different course. i will get the economy going from day one we are making changes. >> government reported
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
greyson's name wrong. >> kimberly: we told you. >> eric: we know who you are! ♪ >> bret: the formula for gridlock remains intact. the president wins. democrats control the senate. the g.o.p. runs the house. we break it all down and look forward to what lies ahead. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier back in washington tonight for a special edition of "special report" with limited commercial interruptions. more time for news, guests and panels on this, the first day after the election. despite record breaking debt and deficit numbers and some of the highest unemployment rate ever for an incumbent, barack obama easily won re-election as president tuesday night. but was projected as one of the closest races ever was instead called hours ahead of schedule. leading to a night of celebration for democrats. and bitter defeat for republicans. now the challenge of a second term for the president. chief white house correspondent ed henry on what's next. >> reporter: as president obama and his family returned from chicago after the jubilation of victo
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> kimberly: we'll see you tomorrow. >> bret: president obama says you can pay me now and pay me later. to get off the fiscal cliff. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. is it a negotiating ploy or really what president obama beliefs can happen? the president may be going down a new path tonight in deficit reduction efforts. it's a path that is sure to lead to many obstacles from the other side. chief white house correspondent ed henry has the new developments in a time sensitive story. >> in a dramatic move today, president obama seemed to be trying to split the budget talks to two pieces. suggesting he and lawmakers come up with spending cuts next year after they avoid the fiscal cliff, by extending middle class tax cuts and raising taxes on the rich. >> it would give us more time than next year to work together. on a comprehensive plan to bring down the deficit, streamline our tax system. do in a balanced way. >> the president apparent shift away from spending and tax altogether now in a big deal could increase the chances of a market rattling fall off th
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 3:00pm PST
>> eric: we have to leave it here. thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> bret: two generals, socialite and author, f.b.i. agent and a tangled web growing by the minute. it's the sex scandal that rocked washington. ahead of important hearings on capitol hill. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the unfair that untanned c.i.a. career of general david petraeus and the assassination of a u.s. ambassador and three others in cincinnati bengals. the former is a story that is changing by the minute. while the latter is being seen in a new light ahead of congressional hearings. we have fox team coverage tonight. intelligence correspondent catherine herridge looks at the matc machinations on capitol hill, and who knew what when. but first, jennifer griffin untangles the complicated relationships here. there are a lot of them. good evening. >> good evening, bret. in the military they call this literal damagcollateral damage. as of monday, c.i.a. director resigned over affair with his biographer. today we learn the top u.s. commander in afgh
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
weekend, everybody. >> bret: rephrases like we're almost nowhere ominous? or the first step toward budget deal? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the gloves are slowly coming off in the battle over how to get off the fiscal cliff. republicans call president bam become's opening proposal ludicrous. and absurd. the president is going public to try to ridicule the g.o.p. lawmakers to accepting the tax hikes now. >> i miss visiting towns like this. >> president obama got his wish, rather than negotiating with republicans he was hamering them. back on the campaign trail in a factory that makes angry bird toys. >> it's not accept to believe me and i don't think it's acceptable for you for republicans in congress to hold middle class tax cuts hostage because they don't want the tax rates on the upper income folks to go up. >> within minutes, john boehner fired back the talks are on life support. >> let's not kid ourselves. >> boehner ripped the president for sending treasury secretary ti tim geithner to capitol hill with a proposal that led mitch mcc
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
thank you for watching. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: fire in the sky over persian gulf. iran tries to shoot down surveillance aircraft. we learned of it today. when it happened is raising eyebrows. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the cold standoff with iran wageed mostly on an economic battleground. quite a bit warmer tonight. that is because the weapons in the latest incident are real. as with the target. unmanned u.s. predator surveillance graft. the incident was real. though the timing is perhaps, perhaps suspect. one week ago. six days before the u.s. election. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is following this breaking story from the pentagon. >> reporter: at 4:50 a.m. november 1, days before the u.s. presidential election, two iranian su-25 frog foot fighter jets like these intercepted and fired twice upon an unmanned, unarmed u.s. m-2-1 predator drone over the persian gulf. it's the first time the iranians ever fired on a u.s. drone. the shots missed on both attempted. iran's fighter pilots bri
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
: that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. have a great weekend. see you next week. >> bret: a personal scandal leads to the resignation of one of the obama administration's most respected figures. this is "special report." ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. talk about a november surpris surprise. c.i.a. director general david petraeus is out tonight. just three days after president obama won re-election. petraeus says the reason isen extramarital affair. this is one of those stories that virtually no one saw coming. we begin with ed henry. >> reporter: officials were stunned when general petraeus came to the president and told him that he wanted to step down. he has had a long distinguished military record of decades, architect of the surge in iraq. you will remember. in 2007 under president bush. came back and became the commander on the ground in afghanistan against president obama. the general has come under fire for the c.i.a. role in benghazi terror attack, people close to him tonight insist the resignation had nothing to do with the ips dept. this is a persona
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
>> bret: the administration's lightning rod for criticism over the libya attack holds a stormy face to face with her harsh critics. this is "special report." >> bret: good evening, i'm bret baier. susan rice depicted as everything from a thrown under the bus sacrificial lamb to willing political accomplish. today he is went head to head with the outspoken detractors on their home turf. catherine herridge has reaction. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers that we got and some that we didn't get. >> the information given to the american people was wrong. >> i'm more disturbed now than i was before. >> ambassador susan rice initiated the capitol hill meeting with the three republican senators to explain why five days after the 9/11 attack on the benghazi consulate, rice characterized the commando style assault as spontaneous and wrongly blamed anti-islam video for death of four americans. the explanation that she relied on the best available intelligence fell short. >> i'm more convinced than ever it was bad, unjustified to give the scenario as presented by ambassado
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
for watching. see you tomorrow. ♪ >> bret: republicans consider breaking one promise to keep another. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we are 35 days and six hours from the end of the year. the realization of an ultimatum created to be so distasteful, washington power brokers would do anything to avoid it. i'm referring to the so-called fiscal cliff. you may have heard about it. it's the simultaneous convergence of tax increases and spending cuts designed to pressure lawmakers accepting other negotiated deficit reduction changes. it includes expiration of the bush era tax cuts that would effect everyone. expiration of the tax cut around for years can be called a tax increase. the nonpartisan budget office would bring in $1 trillion in ten years. on tap, 1.2 trillion in spending cuts for ten years. $100 billion in first year. half to defense programs. half to nondefense. cbo says going off the cliff would lead to a recession next year. we have fox team coverage tonight. ed henry is trying to read tea leaves on a day of mixed signals from all sid
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
many sevenning now. >> bret: my nephew is serving, marine right now. >> dana: where is he? [ inaudible ] >> dana: we love them all. that is it for us on "the five." don't forget to buy greg's book. comes out tomorrow. bye. >> bret: sex, power, betrayal, rivalry. and international intrigue. good evening, i'm bret baier. it's as if someone ordered a scandal and decided to supersize it. the affair that forced the resignation of general david petraeus as the c.i.a. director is hub of a wheel with spokes streaming out in all directions. from how it was discovered to the relationship with the terror attack in libya. it's the story expanding exponentially tonight. we have fox news coverage. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has the latest on the nuts and bolts of the investigation. we begin with the national security correspondent jennifer griffin on the connection between petraeus, aed mistress paula broadwell, and the benghazi attacks. good evening, jennifer. >> good evening, bret. close friends of general david petraeus tell us he is devastated and deeply emb
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
to go. >> dana: kathy mcmorris rogers. >> bret: this is fox news alert. i'm bret baier. new developments tonight in the fiscal cliff negotiations. republicans are pushing back hard. against president obama and the democrats over what will be in whatever deal they craft to avoid the implementation of the automatic spending cuths and tax increases. chief white house correspondent ed henry is live with details. good evening, ed. >> tonight we have new details of exactly what treasury secretary geithner laid out to republicans in the big meeting earlier today is. the republican aides tell mike emanuel there was a lot of detail about the new tax increases. $1.6 trillion in new tax increases from the new rate, capital gain, dividends as well. new spending, starting with $50 billion next year. the white house is countering that is leftover stuff from the president american jobs act. not really spending. nonetheless, the republican aides on the hill saying this is a nonstarter to them. white house aide i just spoke to said that this is not new. this is the president's original budget framework g
Nov 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
wanted more than just a get away driver, bret schrauben. he wanted the murderer. >> the only way to tie them together was to do a wiretap. >> but wiretaps are notoriously difficult to get. dove needed permission from a judge, and in order to do that, he needed to prove schrauben was still in contact with tom and tom's mother sandra. it was a catch-22. so time to get creative. >> it had been my experience when i worked in the narcotics section of the department that often people throw away valuable evidence. >> dove asked his fellow detectives to help him because he decided to search schrauben's garbage. so what did they tell you when you came up with that idea? you're crazy? >> i think their first idea was i'm really losing it now, wanting to dig through someone's trash. >> so faithfully once a week he got off at daybreak and made the hour-long journey to schrauben's home. then they would dump it in a nearby parking lot. >> we would have the truck dump the trash in a somehow of a pile here regardless of the size. >> right on the tarmac. >> right on the tarmac, scatter everything out. op
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
>> greg: "joy of hate." get out and vote. ♪ >> bret: the long struggle for presidency comes down to the final frantic hours. both of close quarter combatants seven miles apart in fight for key battleground. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: the multiyear marathon that is the 2012 presidential campaign is in the final stretch. they both hope for the final kick to get them across the finish line. good evening. i'm bret baier. how close is it? polls have romney and obama in deadlock. gallup has it 49-48 romney. real clear politics average of recent national polls has the president ahead by a little more than half a point. just ahead, karl rove and joe trippi break down the final electoral map and offer their prediction. the tug of war over ohio landed two men, not joe and carl, president obama and governor romney in shouting distance in the state capital. chief political correspondent begins our coverage from columbus. >> romney hit four states, tossup in the poll and the map to 270 electoral votes. >> we could begin better tomorrow, tomorrow and with the help of people in
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
day. >> special coverage starts right now o. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: the voters vote. the counters count. as the candidates and their supporters hold their breath. we will take you through all of it. all evening long and in to the morning. welcome to america's election headquarters and a special edition of "special report." i'm bret baier. >> i'm megyn kelly. it comes down to tonight. after 1100 days of campaigning, four debates, and billion dollars spent on campaign ads, it's finally election night. we are now less than an hour away from the first poll results. and some polls are coming in. closing in. indiana, kentucky right now. now we do not report any results until all the polls close in each state. the first of six states close at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >> bret: it's expected to be one of the closest and most closely watched vote count in american history. the candidates on a cross country race, for electoral votes. 270 is needed. this is the big number. >> glenn: the race for white house takes center stage. live look. president obama headquarters in chicago. governor romney in boston.
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
." special sunday show. thanks, everybody. >> bret: the beginning of the end. both sides are spinning. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ the unemployment rate picked up. the job increase, beat expectations. still the numbers are historically low for incumbent president, fighting for political survival. chief white house correspondent ed henry tells us that both sides are trying to use the figures to their advantage. >> four days, four years. >> critical time hours president obama raced through three campaign stops in ohio and declared the new jobs report shows real progress in the first term. it was telling he spent less than ten seconds on the actual unemployment report. and only touched on the better than expected 171,000 jobs created. >> today, our businesses created 5.5 million new jobs and this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> in battleground wisconsin, republican romney said he glossed over the messier details a charged the nation will face a recession if mr. obama is re-elected. >> he said he would low
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 8:00pm PST
to a special edition of america's election headquarters, i'm bret baier. >> i'm megyn kelly, we are less than 48 hours away from the first poll closings that will determine who the next president of the united states will be. the two candidates are crisscrossing the nation hoping to lock in support in key states and this race could not get any tighter. the real clear politics average, that's an average of 11 national polls, has president obama leading by just 1/2 a point over governor romney. over the next hour we will have analysis from chris wallace and brit hume, both have covered elections for decades. >> well, we will also check in with charles krauthammer on the trajectory of the race in the final days, but we begin with fox team coverage. steve brown is in the key swing state of o-o as is chief white house correspondent ed henry travelling with the president on his four states tour and chief political correspondent carl cameron is with mitt romney as he barn storms across battle ground states as well. let's begin with carl. >> with crowds chanting two more days, mitt romney began his f
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
but it's not the death of conservatism. >> bret: that's it for us. make it a great weekend, fair, balanced and unafraid. >> harris: this is the fox report. tonight, it's been 11 days since the super storm hit the east coast. now a mayor forced to take controversial measures to deal with growing anger and tremendously long lines for gasoline. and the story breaking wide open on this friday. the head of the nation's central intelligence agency general petraeus resigns over an affair with his biographer. the word came without warning. the head of the cia resigning. admitting in a letter he cheated on his wife. >> at this point it seems to me that there is a real personal tragedy involving general petraeus. >> harris: tonight, reaction from the president, what it means for american intelligence. and the potential effect on the investigation into the benghazi attack. i'm harris faulkner in tonight for shepard smith. fox news has learned an fbi investigation exposed the affair. sources say agents were investigating a bigger case that led them to the other woman. the woman wrote a book
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 2:00pm PST
before then. joining to us short it out is bret baier, host of "special report." bret? >> hi. the big story today the multiple threads of this investigation of the resignation of c.i.a. director general david petraeus. fox news can confirm that attorney general eric holder was informed in late summer that the f.b.i. was investigating general petraeus at that time. however, we're told that holder was not given details during that period. source tells us that is consistent with long-standing bureau policy not to brief congress or the white house in the middle of a criminal investigation. when it does notvo a security threat -- not involve a security threat. members of congress wanted to be briefed, they said. it appears the probe began when a petraeus family friend reported to the f.b.i. she was receiving anonymous threatening e-mails and investigators linked those e-mails to paula broadwell, the general's biographer. the tone of the e-mail suggested that broadwell perceived the woman as a romantic rival. the facebook reportedly discovered the affair between broadwell and petraeus. as f
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
the director of the c.i.a. i bring in the anchor of special report bret baier who clearly has covered this with the specials you have had in the past two or three weeks on benghazi, going over the timeline, detail by detail. the abrupt resignation of general petraeus, your thoughts on that? >>bret: well, i got off the phone with someone who has talked with general petraeus in the past few moments. the message was a couple of points. tell the truth. it was my request. the white house did not pressure me to do this. this had nothing to do with benghazi. nothing at all. this was my request. this had nothing to do with i. i want to testify about benghazi. there was nothing to do with the white house pressuring me to leave this job. it did have to do with, according to sources, an extramarital affair. that is now confirmed. we are seeing the development that we have talked about the facts about benghazi and the lawmakers who were concerned about what was said on capitol hill and what was testified to by general petraeus. the context of the last few moments and what he is saying he is telli
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
developments in the presidential election and campaign. bret baier will be here in the studio live tonight inside of the fox report. >> in new jersey, a big announcement a short time ago from governor chris christie. for all of those concerned about voting in his state. after super storm sandy, the governor said they can vote by e-mail and fax ordering county clerks to open up the offices so residents affected by sandy can cast their ballot. >> you don't have to wait to vote. go there and in person you will get a ballot and hand it in and you are done. >> the governor knows how to put things said paper ballots will be made available in poling stations that do not have electricity. storm is forcing other to handle the voting challenges after the storm on the list. washington dc and north carolina, we'll keep you posted. recovery from sandy is a slow one from people in the northeast and power is finally coming back on for some. a long way to g. concerns about a new torm we are learning a nor'easter that is forecast for the middle of next week. it appears that new storm could bring high wind
FOX News
Nov 24, 2012 8:00pm PST
of the president. bret? >> well, good luck. (laughter) >> first of all, let's bear in mind we've already cut 500 billion dollars from defense. you know, i was out on an aircraft carrier in the persian gulf a few months ago, this is a carrier that ordinarily takes about 90 aircraft. it had about 60 aircraft on at the time. i don't think that americans really appreciate the way in which defense cuts are already hurting us strategicically abroad in terms of the kind of forces that we can deploy and the other thing, when you cut defense, those defense cuts are easy to cuts forever. i mean, you just think of the difference between the kind of defense expenditure that we had in the 80's to say nothing of the 60's compared to what we have today. i am not so sure that these cuts in domestic discretionary spending, okay, are going to be forever. no one congress can bind the next. i think that republicans are foolish to think that those domestic cuts are really going to-- >> look, it's the long-term protection of defense, but i think we ought to be concerned about and the fact is we're not going to be abl
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
on the surprising news is "special report" host bret baier. bret? >> c.i.a. director resigned as the nation's top spy saying he had engaged in an extra marital affair and his words showed extremely poor judgment. the story developed late today after words spreading of a hastily scheduled meeting for petraeus at the white house thursday. >> does the president have full faith and confidence in president petraeus? >> the president thinks general petraeus has done an excellent job. >> he believes general petraeus did an excellent job. no personnel announcements to make today. >> as the briefing was going on, details started to emerge about the resignation and letter to the c.i.a. personnel released detailing the affair. "yesterday afternoon i went to the white house and asked the president to be allowed for personal reasons to resign from my position at the c.i.a. after being married for over 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by having extramarital affair, and it's unacceptable as a husband and leader of organization such as ours. this afternoon, the president accepted my resignation. after t
FOX News
Nov 16, 2012 3:00pm PST
wallace in for bret baier, former cia chief david petraeus testified before congressional committees today in closed door sessions and some charge petraeus now changed his story about what happened in the september 11th attack on the u.s. mission in libya, his testimony now raises more questions about the obama administration's account in the days after the assault. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge reports from capitol hill. good evening. >> thank you, the former cia director is used to coming in the front door and today shunned reporters and entered the loading dock and briefed the house and senate intelligence committee. the former cia director was pushed to explain why today he said he believed it was terrorism from the start when on september 14th, according to a senior republican in the house, the directors emphasis was on the anti-islam film. >> his testimony today was that from the start he had told us that this was a terrorist attack, a terrorist involved from the start. i told him my questions i had direct questions. >> one democrat said the disagreements come d
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 2:00pm PST
they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> i'm bret baier. in new york, the big story here today, the final day before what could be the closest presidential election in years. tonight on "special report" complete coverage of the last-minute campaigning. president obama bringing star power to the stage. rocker bruce springstein traveling with the president and jay-z joined him in klus bus this afternoon. romney was in out without musical accompaniment. marshall tucker is with him shortly and kid rock joins the governor in new hampshire tonight. karl rove and joe trippi will provide music to our ears. their final predictions how the electoral college will turn out. final maps with no tossup allowed. live report from wisconsin, virginia, florida, colorado. brit hume and chris wallace joins me in expanded panel and charles krauthammer shares live election eve thoughts. "special report" from new york starts at 6:00. now back to "the five." down the hall. ♪ ♪ >> eric: election eve. there is still questions surrounding the attack that killed four guys in benghazi, lib yeah. refresh
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